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Going Out Gurus: February 22, 2009 - February 28, 2009

Nightlife Agenda Update

Every so often, we get sent information about events for the Nightlife Agenda after our Tuesday deadline, but we still think you need to know about them. When this happens, we make a Nightlife Agenda Update. Friday, February 27 Today...

By Fritz Hahn  |  February 27, 2009; 3:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Music  
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Polly's Cafe Sparks Fears of Flames

U Street was briefly closed down last night after the fire department received a report of a fire at Polly's Cafe. "Someone saw sparks coming off the roof," says Polly's owner Cici Mukhtar. "They didn't realize we had a working...

By Fritz Hahn  |  February 26, 2009; 12:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Restaurants  
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Up Next: March Arts

Between another crazy dance party at the Hirshhorn, a variety of looks at iconoclast Marcel Duchamp and a celebration of women's history, March is shaping up to be a busy month at local museums and galleries. Best of all, and...

By Stephanie Merry  |  February 26, 2009; 11:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Museums  
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On Stage in March

At this point of the year, I'm desperate for ways to distract myself from the fact that it's still winter. Luckily, looking through the list of upcoming performances, it should be pretty easy to sidetrack myself from daydreaming of sandal...

By Stephanie Merry  |  February 25, 2009; 5:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Theater  
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Cheap Dates: A Social Life Stimulus Plan

We offer more than a dozen date ideas for the bank account-challenged. Free wine tasting at Vidalia is one of our top picks. (Jay Premack) Classic Guru discussion this morning. Some of us felt really bad for all the young...

By Julia Beizer  |  February 25, 2009; 1:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Museums , Restaurants , Theater  
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Be in the Next M. Night Shyamalan Movie

This man could be your boss. (Reuters) You've always wanted to be in an M. Night Shyamalan movie. Okay, maybe not "The Lady in the Water." But, you know, another one. This weekend may give you that chance. Two...

By Jen Chaney  |  February 25, 2009; 12:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Movies  
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Nightlife Agenda

If this guy told us he shot a man in Reno, we'd believe him. (AFI Silver Theatre) This week is very D.C.-focused: Benjy Ferree releases a new album, DJ Eurok makes a rare club appearance, brewers offer their latest beers...

By Fritz Hahn  |  February 24, 2009; 6:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Events , Music  
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Mardi Gras: Beads, Cocktails and All That Jazz

If you've ever been to New Orleans, you know there's no one way to celebrate Mardi Gras. Leave Bourbon Street's raunchiness and you can find cool jazz clubs, family-friendly parades and bars whipping up great cocktails. With that diversity in...

By Fritz Hahn  |  February 23, 2009; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Events  
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Free and Easy Events

Every week, the Going Out Gurus suggest ways to enjoy Washington's cultural scene without spending any money. Have an idea for us? Send it to events@washingtonpost.com. Monday "When Oud Speaks" at the Kennedy Center The first free concert of the...

By Fritz Hahn  |  February 23, 2009; 2:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Events  
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